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    The Third Weekend Workshop Appoacheth

    “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” Albert Einstein “That fish emulsion smells like an anchovy’s crotch” The Succulent Sensei Ah, yes, Friends…… Two great teachers expressing their innermost thoughts. Remember this wisdom when you hit the Tithe Jar this Saturday AM at Richard Fox’s House […]

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    About The Albuquerque Bonsai Club

    The Albuquerque Bonsai Club began in January 1975. By 1979, it had grown, and the first Bonsai master, Ben Oki, was invited to conduct a bonsai workshop. Since then, other Bonsai masters have presented workshops in Bonsai culture in Albuquerque. Other Masters, including John Naka, Chase Rosade, Jim Barrett, Hal Sasake, Toshio Subaromaru, Mel Ikeda, Ray Nagatoshi,and Ernie Kuo have visited Albuquerque and enriched the club members knowledge of Bonsai.

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From El Presidente

Fellow Tree-Lovers, Attached is the agenda for our February meeting. As you will see, this will be a different type of meeting than we usually have. We will be spending much of the meeting in "hands on" working on trees together. One of the most important basic skills we can learn is ... Read More...

Bonsai Toolbox

Dearest Friends….. Herein lies an annotated list of the basic tools and assorted gizmos which might constitute a basic bonsai tool box. Your needs will vary, of course, but this has worked for me over the years. First, a general note or two, to wit: I refuse to accept the premise that one must sink […]


February 2017 Meeting Agenda

9:05 – 9:20 Announcements, Gift Card Drawing, Visiting Master discussion, Bonsai-a-Thon 9:20 – 9:45 Finding Decent Material in our Local Nurseries Nate Paul, presenter 9-45 – 10:05 Mother’s Day Show, Planning Meeting #1 What is a successful show? 10:05 – 11:30 Ramification: How to Create “Age” in Your Trees This will be a “working” session. […]


March – The Trickiest Month?

This is a tricky month. The average high temperature is 59 degrees, and the average low is 32 degrees. The record high is 85 degrees and record low 9 degrees. The average humidity is 38%. The winds are picking up, and we can get very strong gusts. Winds have been clocked at 60 MPH. Keep […]